Transcript for President At Crossroads With Syria, Needs More Proof of Chemical Weapons
Washington -- watching Syria very closely after that bombshell intelligence. Early evidence that Syria has used chemical weapons against its own people. The president has indicated he -- more proof but meantime there is -- growing consensus from both sides of the aisle. And what not to do ABC's reunited at the White House tonight. Lawmakers from both parties today said President Obama needed to take stronger action against Syria following reports chemical weapons were used by the regime. The options range from enforcing no fly zones to more aid for rebels -- But all sides agreed on one thing. No country in the region once boots on the ground I don't want boots on the ground I would not support boots on the ground but the Syrian opposition is begging for action. We're asking the United States -- -- -- to cozy with the surgical strikes to quality. This to help us disable the suddenness -- from the use of the scope of weapons. It's not that simple says -- administration. Example following the US embassy bombings in Africa. A cruise missile strike was launched on an alleged Sudanese chemical weapons factory in 1998. After soil -- -- came back positive. For chemical used to be acts. But back in -- turned out to be controversial. And there is still the Specter of the -- search for WMD's inner rock. Critics say a plan is needed to keep chemical weapons out of the extremist hands and win over a million plus Syrian refugees there than take revenge. On those people who refuse to help them. For now the US is opting to send only nonlethal aid until it's clear whether president Obama's red line has been --
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